Available Technologies by Category
Interfering RNA Production and Delivery Using Virus-Like Particles
  • Inexpensive, rapid, adaptable, and reliable in vivo system for sequestering and packaging of iRNAs
  • Flexible, for long or short, single-stranded or double-stranded iRNA of any sequence
  • Efficiently delivers iRNA to biological targets; VLP-iRNAs are readily taken up by many cell types
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Internet of Space Things
  • Comprehensive: Provides a fully integrated cyber-physical system that allows for active sensing, passive sensing, and data communications
  • Robust: Offers a dynamic and scalable network configuration with a centralized control that enables and simplifies data aggregation
  • Cost effective: Permits highly differentiated networking capabilities to be integrated and deployed over the same network infrastructure, using CubeSats to decrease costs
7957, 7958
Intracellular Anticancer Delivery
  • Self-assembling: Forms an organized structure in water at room temperature
  • Nano-scale: Approximately 35 nm, ideal for intracellular uptake
  • Versatile: Can be used with any antibody
7174
Inverted Organoids for Breast Cancer and Other Invasion Studies
  • Innovative: Serves as a convenient platform for studying the invasive abilities of breast cancer cells
  • Stable: Enables formation of large inverted organoids where the basement membrane forms on the interior surface alongside a breast cell line epithelium
  • Flexible: Allows for long-term studies of at least 25 days due to the robust maintenance of the inverted orientation
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KIDSCRRT – A Device for Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy in Children
  • Pediatric-friendly-  elimination of existing application of adult CRRT devices for pediatric care
  • Improved accuracy- novel pump and control system design complete with offset loop and fluid balance system
  • Versatile- easily integrated with other extracorporeal therapies
5363
Lab-on-a-Headset Ocular Monitoring Device
  • Low cost
  • Monitor both eyes simultaneously
  • Can be remotely configured
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Large-Scale Manufacturing and Directed Assembly for Nanowires
  • Greater than 106 improvement in the rate of nanowire synthesis compared with the current state-of-the-art
  • Applicable to diverse classes of materials, dopant concentrations, and morphologies
  • Superstructure assembly is programmable via tip geometry and is material independent
6891
Laser Rastering and Photoprocessing to Create Graphene Sheets
  • Large-scale production of graphene
  • Can be performed in a variety of environments from ambient to inert.
  • Patterned graphene features readily and easily achieved
5116
Leverage the Advantages of Aluminum Nitride for Superior Ultra-Wide Bandgap Semiconductors for High-Power, High-Temperature Diodes and Transistors
  • Metal modulated epitaxy method enables the production of p-type beryllium-doped aluminum nitride films as key components in ultra-wide bandgap semiconductors for the first time. 
  • Achieves high reverse breakdown voltage—a significant advantage over wide bandgap materials such as silicon carbide and gallium nitride.
  • Improves current conduction over best previous results in p-type aluminum nitride (AIN) by 30,000,000 times and n-type AlN by 6,000 times.
8666
Light Powered RFID Tags
  • Ultra-thin
  • Highly flexible and conformable
  • Long sheltimes and operation times
3278
Lightweight Porous Materials Using Capillary Foam
  • Easily attainable and economically feasible raw materials- water is used as the primary bulk fluid and air is used as the bubble gas 
  • Ability to alter the porosity and strength levels of the foam structure
  • The customization option of adding dye to customize the color of the foam structure
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Lightweight, Versatile Cryogenic Conductors
  • Lithium exhibits lower atomic mass, higher power density, and lower losses under cryogenic conditions
  • Conductors such as lithium become even more power-dense at lower temperatures, exhibiting improved electrical performance 
  • Cladding with copper enables lithium to be drawn using standard wire-drawing techniques and tools
8729
Linear-Grating Triboelectric Generator
  • Versatile: can be applied to TEGs if different configurations
  • Enhanced output: linear grating is introduced to the sliding elements, resulting in enhancements of output charge, output current, and current frequency
6273
Liquid Core Patch Antenna with Broadband Frequency Agility
  • Broadband frequency agility that stretches from mid-LF to mid-EHF
  • Adaptable design to products that need significant frequency agility
  • Ability to provide fractional tunable capability of 8.5:1 surpasses the 1.67:1 capability for current reactively tuned patch antennas
5664
Liquid Phase Electrochemical Free Radical Generation
  • Controllable source of free radicals
  • Ability to concentrate free radicals in one location
  • Replaces free radical initiators
5887
Lithography-Free Nanowire Transistors
  • Scalable – Eliminating the cost and time associated with top-down patterning enables large-scale manufacturing
  • High Performance – Achieves switching speeds well beyond 1 GHz at supply voltages near 0.5 V
  • Adaptable – Device dimensions can be readily scaled as transistor fabrication techniques advance
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LoCHAid: An Ultra-Low-Cost and Self-Fitting Hearing Aid
  • Low cost: Uses widely available components that cost 98 cents when purchased in bulk quantities
  • User friendly: Easier to fit—and keep track of—than conventional behind- and in-the-ear hearing aids  
  • Accessible: Designed for easy manufacture and repair in locations where conventional hearing aids are priced beyond the reach of most citizens
7876
LogicFuzzer Cybersecurity Framework
  • Accurate: Demonstrates high reliability in identifying the presence of malicious code and programs
  • Robust: Identifies malware even if the attacker hides the malicious behavior (e.g., by using a logic bomb), since it is agnostic to large timer or counter values set to hide malicious code segments
  • Easy to use: Eliminates the need for a training stage and requires only the binary program rather than source code
8372
Low Function Electrodes for Flexible Electronics
  • More stable low-WF materials — Replaces reactive metals with easy-to-use, stable materials with comparable performance
  • Less complex — Eliminates the need for a glass barrier or encapsulation layers to protect the material
  • Less expensive — Lowers the cost of production through faster, easier manufacturing
5645
Low Temperature Extraction of Hydrogen From Biomass
  • Lower processing cost — Lower temperature processing makes biomass a viable feed source.
  • Sustainable — This technology utilizes readily available, low-cost waste product.
  • Adaptable — The process can be used with various source materials, including trees, shrubs, sawdust, and paper.
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